How to award a 8(a) Sole Source Contract.:
  1. Contact WITS in order to discuss project details such as price estimates,
    time frame, and technical requirements.
  2. Contact your Contracting Officer (CO) or Agency Small Business Specialist or Ms. Sanaa Andrews , SBA Business Development Specialist for assistance and provide a package that includes the requirements description, estimated period of performance, applicable NAICS code, anticipated dollar value, etc. (WITS can help you prepare the package.)
  3. Your CO will send an Offering Letter to the SBA requesting permission to conduct sole source negotiations with WITS. Please Email the 8(a) Offering Letter to dcofferletters@sba.gov.
  4. SBA will confirm eligibility of WITS and authorize negotiations.
  5. Negotiations between WITS and your CO can now begin.
  6. Following completion of negotiations, have your CO prepare a contract award document and send to WITS for signature.
  7. Once the signed contract from WITS has been received, your CO can sign the contract and send it to SBA.
  8. All steps have been completed and contract performance can now begin.